Our Coaching Team

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - latest update

Please note some changes to our regular group training sessions are in place due to current social distancing measures. Spaces are currently limited and must be booked in advance. The latest information from the LTA about playing tennis during lockdown can be found here.



Our experienced LTA licensed coaching team provide a full programme for both adults and junior members throughout the year. Our adult programme is designed for players of all abilities, whether you are a competent club player, returning to tennis or playing for the first time.  

Our junior programme is tailored for different age groups and experience levels, allowing junior members to progress from fundamental skills through to more advanced techniques. 

Coaches are also available for private lessons on request please contact our coaches  Tom Clive or April Smith for more information.


Tom Clive  - Club Coach
Tel: 07989 304 725

Tom has been a member of the tennis club since the age of 10 and has been coaching full time for 19 years. He has coached junior and senior players of all abilities throughout his coaching career. He has a well-earned reputation for providing a fun and positive learning environment for players at all levels. 
Tom is also a qualified racket stringer.

DBS Qualified  |  First Aid Qualified  |  Safeguarding Qualified  |  RPT Mark of a Pro  |  LTA DCA   |  LTA Accreditation +


April Smith - Club Coach
Tel:  07463 906 921

April began volunteering at Walmley Tennis Club when she was 13, enthusiastically helping wherever she could. In 2017 April received the Warwickshire LTA Junior Volunteer of the Year Award. Over time April has developed her passion for tennis coaching and at the age of 17 qualified as an LTA Level 3 Tennis Coach. April coaches all ages in group and individual lessons. Her main aim is for everyone to improve their tennis skills and to have fun.

DBS qualified  |  First Aid qualified  |  Safeguarding Qualified  |  LTA Level 3  |  Miss-Hits Qualified   |  LTA Accreditation 



Junior Coaching Programme

Our very popular Saturday morning  junior programme is now available to book online along with after school sessions running during the week. The Wednesday Junior Club Nights are free to members or £3 per session for non members, these can be booked at the bottom of this page.  

View The Junior Coaching Programme Here



Adult Coaching Programme

Our Autumn / Winter adult coaching programme is now available to book online with sessions for beginners and improvers.  All of the Saturday morning programme is also available to non club members. The Tuesday Adult Club Nights are free to members and can be booked at the bottom of this page.  

Book Adult Coaching Sessions Online Here